About you

The Sheffield College is seeking an exceptional individual to help to develop its higher education provision. You will be joining the College at an exciting time as a new HE Strategy for the next five years is being put in place. The successful role holder will have a high level of understanding of Higher Education policy and practice, will have demonstrable experience in interpreting policy, working with teams, developing curriculum, and will have a deep passion for teaching excellence. If you have the energy, enthusiasm, and an ability to collaborate with colleagues at different levels, in different parts of a complex organisation, then we want to hear from you

Key responsibilities

Working with teams across the College to develop HE curriculum
Working with teams across the College to embed given Standards into HE programmes
Working across the College to enhance the HE curriculum

Skills and Qualifications

Qualified to at least degree level
Experience of Higher Education policy and processes
A demonstrable understanding of teaching excellence


The role is a cross College role and involved liaising with a range of teams to ensure higher education provision is secure in terms of standards and that the higher education student experience continues to be enhanced. The post holder will manage the HE office.


25 days annual leave entitlement (increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service) plus bank & public holidays

Auto enrolment into pension scheme
Free car parking
Access to other benefits including car lease scheme, healthcare scheme and educations staff discounts.

Closing Date: 29 June 2020

Interview Date: 9 July 2020

As Disability Confident Leader we are committed to recruiting the best people to support our learners and our mission to ‘transform your life through learning’.

We are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee.

We are an employer who values equality and diversity and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to safer recruiting procedures.

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